11 terms

latin Roots tract

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Tract
pull
abstract
pulled away from direct relation to anything impersonal as in attitude or views
attract
to pull into something to pull into oneself
contract
to pull together to make smaller in size or bulk; to pull inward opposite of expand
distract
to pull a person's attention in another direction
extract
to pull out by force
protract
to pull out to make something take long to prolong
retraction
a statement or promise that is pulled back or taken back
subtract
to pull some out therefore having less left over
traction
a pull to the arm or leg muscles to bring a bone back into place when it is dislocated or fractured
tractor
a powerful vehicle that pulls farm machines and hauls heavy loads